Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared its second quarter of 2013 common stock dividend of $0.165 per share. Based on a closing price of $13.87 on April 23, 2013, the annualized dividend yield is 4.8%. The dividend is payable on July 10, 2013 to stockholders of record as of June 26, 2013.
The Board of Directors also declared a cash dividend of $0.50 per Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Share for the second quarter of 2013. The preferred share dividend is payable on July 15, 2013 to stockholders of record as of June 26, 2013.
About Campus Crest Communities, Inc.
Campus Crest Communities, Inc. is a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality student housing properties located close to college campuses in targeted U.S. markets. It has ownership interests in 81 student housing properties and nearly 42,000 beds across the United States, of which 72 are operating and 9 are development properties. The Company is an equity REIT that differentiates itself through its vertical integration and consistent branding across the portfolio through two unique brands targeting different segments of the college student population. The Grove® brand offers more traditional apartment floor plans and focuses on customer service, privacy, on-site amenities and a proprietary residence life program. The Copper Beech brand and townhome product offers more residential-type living to students looking for a larger floor plan with a front door and back porch. Additional information can be found on the Company's website at http://www.campuscrest.com.
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